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target list after the vote on obama care. stupak quit. we were saying we're going to take back america in november of 2010 and i think we may take back america before at the rate we are going. [applause] so that brings us here. we have to expand our target list. we have to get a few more on the list. as amy pointed out, it is a combination of worrying our friends and punishing our enemies. one thing that is so important to do, as someone who got their political career started and working for an old actor in california back in 1966 when he eventually became president in 1980 it wasn't just republicans that allowed us to get the tax cuts in and our success. their district or states are clearly conservative on the economic issues we have on the bus yet they can continue to defy the wishes of the voters. we have expanded our target lists from three to eight. we have added blanch lincoln in arkansas. barbara boxer is next on the list. the state assembly in california -- this is going to be a consistent leader on the fiscal issues, but he has been at a rally that we have ever had. he is supp
tonight, they are older, they are whiter than america, and they eastern more money and are better educated. that's right. the tea party is made up of elite, well-off intellectuals of sorts who are out of step with the real america, and they are very deeply confused. 84% of them think their movement reflects the view of most americans, but 73% of them are conservative, while only 35% of the real america is. 92% wants smaller government with fewer services, which only 50% of the real america want. 39% of real america correctly blames president bush for most of the deficit. 6% of tea partiers do. half of the real america wants government spending to create jobs, which only 17% of tea partiers want. and while only 19% of the real america call themselves angry at washington, more than half of tea partiers do. which brings us neatly to today's tea party rally on the capitol. >> hey, you look happy to me. you don't look angry. that's because you get it. and you are smart enough to get off your couch and do something about it. so this november, what do you say? let's take back our country. how man
wally word. we pretty would bring an end to legalized plunder in america and we hang your mercy upon us to tour forcible some of our lord and savior jesus christ and his blessed name we pray amen. [cheering] ladies and gentlemen negative the leader of the online tax revolt. i want to introduce now someone most of us know mark william, his place is ringing out across the country for conservative principles and. mark is going to be helping introduce the great participants in the tea party expressed and other grass-roots today. mark, come up here and say a word. [cheering] >> wish me luck. i am on with joh this afternoon to follow up on the number one youtube hit. thank you for being here that t. purdy express comes and we started in nevada 27th. 25,000 people joined uso wish him every read a happy retirement. [cheering] moments ago the national press club we announced our endorsement and commitment of resources to elect nevada state legislators geren ingalls to replace harry reid. yesterday even though i live in boston, i live in california but my home state is boston. we were there with
of massachusetts for america. jericho you are doing all the hard work though. the only way this country gets fixed is if you do the work in the trenches. we can get you revved up and connected with people but at the end of the day it is organizing committee. it is keeping the hammer down with e-mails and letters and phone calls to restore a constitutional republic to the united states of america. [cheering] don't you dare let anyone tell you you are a racist, angry or are a mob. [cheering] we are a human rights movement. what we are doing is based on the united states constitution. [cheering] the i united states constitution sets up america as the only society in the history of mankind press on the idea that the only legitimate reason for government was to protect the individual civil liberties and rights of citizens. [cheering] it is impossible to be a racist, human rights advocate who anybody thinks the city its food and on the fringes what missiles lines have anything to do i have news for you, america is our country and we are taking it back to triet [cheering] all right. god, country, family.
be said of fellow component bank of america. this has been marching right towards $20 where it hasn't been also since november 2008. both these companies were filled by the same sort, of that financial crisis. bank of america said to report before the bell, as well. we're looking for around 7:00 this morning for those numbers to come out. revenues of nearly $28 billion. and the shares, as we mentioned, they've been on a run, really pushing higher, up about 5% this week alone. coming up at 7:15 eastern time, we've got bank of america ceo brian noin na hamoynihan. because bank of america is the nation's largest bank, it tas talk to one of every two consumers. >> you're not doing business with bank of america? >> they bought my mortgage. >> but you don't -- that's not your bank? >> it's not where i have my deposits, but they own my mortgage, so i am doing business with them. >> well, then it's two out of two. >> but there's two other people at the table. maybe they have it. >> do you have bank of america? >> i think it's not bank of america. still, i have no deposits there and i don't know if
. roll up your sleeves, here we go. hello, america. this week has been a primer to get your brain to think in a different mode. i liken it to america has cancer. now, is it stage one, stage networks stage four cancer? i think we're headed toward stage four cancer. how much to we have to cut? what do we have to do? thinking out of the box. we're not cutting spending, we're -- i mean it's insane what's going on. people at the coto institute have been putting budget proposal together and they're not making friends because people don't want their slice of the pie taken away. we're all going to lose a slice of pie. our relationship may be on the rocks after tonight. i'll send you candy or flowers because we zero in on even my own sacred cow tonight, national security and defense. according to the economist, america's overwhelmingly feel of cutting spending is the best way to reduce the deficit. cut spending, 5% they raised taxes. this is the one the political elite wants to do because this one is hard. as soon as you get the scalp out they run for the hills. i need something else. unfo
. we'll have more on the shutdown from london and iceland, coming up on "good morning america." >>> there's good news this morning for the hundreds of thousands whose unemployment benefits have run out. president obama signed a bill restoring those benefits. those who were getting checks can reapply and get the money they missed retroactively. >>> republicans say that unemployment bill adds $18 billion to the deficit. deficit and government spending were the subject of rallies of tea parties around the country. there were rallies demanding strict fiscal policies and an end to what some called gangster government. jonathan karl went to the rally in washington. >> reporter: they came to washington, angry about president obama's policies, to be sure. but also angry at the way they've been portrayed. >> we've been called racist. >> don't -- we've been called a lot of things we're not. >> the only thing we want is obama to be more conscious with our money and not be wasteful. that's it. doesn't make us racist. >> reporter: many of them blamed us, the news media. >> you know what, b
said they wouldn't fly coach. ♪ ♪ >> glenn: hello, america. welcome to friday. we're wrapping up our week of trying to develop some plan. i'm working on different ideas. we have to fundamentally change. the first thing we have to do is fundamentally change our thinking. faith, hope and charity. we need to be those things to be able to survive. then we need to think out of the box. the old ways aren't going to work anymore. do you remember this pledge from barack obama? >> absolutely we need earmark reform. when i'm president i'll go line-by-line to make sure we're not spending money unwisely. >> glenn: see that's what people, when they voted for change this is what they were looking for. they were looking for common sense. we haven't gone line-by-line. we had ear marks and they're doing nothing but adding to the budget. there is no subtracting what so ever. we added $1 trillion in healthcare, nearly $1 trillion in stimulus and he's now adding in massive tax increases. there is talking about there is no way to do this without the tax increases. yes, there is. if he won't go through th
, this is going to -- i think that's what you are seeing in the streets of america today, we are trying to keep up with this runaway spending and we can never do that there's not enough rich people out there not even enough middle income people to keep up with it. >> sean: we start confiscating 70 to 91% we are still overspending in terms of what the government is spending. i've tried to make a case for a long time i think this was just find. they released the president and vice president's tax returns today.ç i'll give the president some credit, which might surprise some people. he gave away the nobel prize which he didn't deserve. he makes 5 1/2 million dollars about 6% of what makes he gave over to charity, fair enough. i make the case that liberals are only generous with other peopl[#íovjjáty how does joe biden get away with only giving away $48920 to charity? that doesn't seem impressive. >> i don't know. i don't mind so much what joe does with his own money as whp he does with mine. >> sean: that's a good line. >> people ought to give to charity, you know however they feel. some people g
're watching public affairs programming on c-span, created by america's cable-tv companies offered as a public service. in a few moment, president obama outlined his plans for nasa. after that, senator joe lieberman on a preliminary report. and later, a news conference with leaders of the tea party express from this year's congressional election. >> c-span, public affairs content available on television, radio, an online. the also connect with us on twitter, facebook, and youtube. >> president obama talked about the plan to cut back on planned missions to the moon, relying more on private companies to transport astronauts. he was at the kennedy space center and was introduced by senator bill nelson. this is 40 minutes. >> the man i am about to introduce is a patriot, a leader, and a visionary. he is also someone who knows the importance of america being a leader in science and technology through space exploration. he has been there, done that. he is a marine general, an aviator, a test pilot, flying more than 100 missions in vietnam. i have known him the better part of a quarter of a century.
states. she didn't have to face the consequences of her reckless conduct while living in america. in 1996, evelyn was driving drunk in texas and fell asleep at the wheel and had a head-on collision. she had minor injuries, but in the collision, she killed her 18-year-old roommate and permanently paralyzed a third passenger. evelyn was indicted for intoxication manslaughter in texas and she was charged with a felony of drinking, driving and killing somebody. after posting bail, she and her parents snuck out of town and they headed backs to their home country of peru. mezick continues to live a lifestyle in peru without remorse or without reform. a few years ago, she put up a myspace page on the internet and posted pictures of herself drinking and partying with friends. she had a wild party, also drinking and partying with her girlfriends, complete with a male stripper and listed her favorite song. here is a photograph that she placed on the internet with some of her friends and she is the one with the drink, partying, having a good time, all the while escaping justice in texas for the crim
to the oklahoma city bombing. >> before the bombing occurred, there was a sort of fever in america. meanwhile, the fabric of american life had been unraveling. more and more people who had a hard time figuring out where they fit in, it is true that we see some that today. >> welcome, i'm eric bolling in for cavuto today as we approach the oklahoma city bombing appear verse are bill clinton comparing the tea party movement with timothy mcvay. thousands of ordinary people concerned with higher taxes, the size of government. reaction from former g.o.p. presidential candidate mike huckabee and host of huckabee on fox. when we heard this, he were like did he really just compare tea partiers to the oklahoma city terrorist bomber? >> i hope not. what timothy mcvay was about was a separatist group that wanted to disengage from government and wanted to overthrow it. what the tea party is saying is we're engaged with the government, we're paying all the taxes. we want the government to be engaged with us. >> let's hear that again. another bite from the same conference, the center for american progress
in america, also around the globe. my name is mike embley. coming up later for you -- as rescue teams approach the rubble, two days after the quake in china's remote northwest, the incredible tale of one little girl's survival. and the election campaign in the u.k. picks up with northern ireland finding out what westminster means there. hello to you. still there, still problem, and may be spreading. the club of volcanic ash from iceland drifting across europe will cause destruction well into the weekend. flights have been canceled, but there planes in scotland and ireland are reopening. much of europe remains grounded for some time yet, and the cloud is spreading south and east. we have this from our correspondent. >> the menacing column is still rising into the skies above iceland. the irruption it shows no sign of slowing down. -- the irruption shows no sign of slowing down. it is likely that flights will be disrupted for the next two days. there are windows of clear air. this evening flying will resume in scotland, but not the rest of the uk >> the volcano continues to erupt into e
of the united states of america. and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god indivisible with liberty and justice for all. >> that is going to take it back. take our country back. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2010] in a few moments, supreme court justices testified on capitol hill about the budget request for next year. in an hour-and-a-half, president obama outlined his plan for nasa and the future of human space flight. after that, and breathing on the investigation into the fort hood in shootings with senators joe lieberman. later, we will retire the news conference with leaders of the group to party express. >> on "washington journal" we will give the congressional agenda with sheriff brown of ohio. robert sloan is the author of an article that says wall street is the key to democracy. more about the future of nasa from scott case. it is live on c-span every day at 7:00 a.m. eastern. a couple of offense to tell you about tomorrow morning. the senate judiciary committee holds a hearing on jud
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new york, good night, from new york, good night, america. captioned by closed captioning services, inc >> bret: next on "special report," president obama pokes fun at tea partiers as they rail against taxes and big-government. is value-added tax viable option in u.s.? what are the prospects here and how is it working overseas? a federal judge rules national day of prayer unconstitutional. now what? live from our studio in washington, this is "special report." good evening, i'm bret baier. president obama found another way to provoke the ire of the country's newest political force. the president made a comment thursday night about tea partiers. and well, it didn't sit too well with many of them. senior white house correspondent major garrett has the story. >> reporter: well, the tea party rally blared on the national mall, president obama told a democratic party fundraiser he found the nationwide eruption of tax day angst funny. >> i've been amused in the last couple of days where people are having these rallies. about taxes. taxes. you would think they would be saying thank you. >> rep
. go like a pro. somewhere in america... the slightest breeze harbors immense power. the tallest buildings leave the lightest footprints. a fifty-ton train makes barely a mark on the environment. and a country facing climate change finds climate solutions. somewhere in america, we've already answered some of the nation's toughest questions. and the over sixty thousand people of siemens are ready to do it again. siemens. answers. >>> maryland, virginia, and pennsylvania recorded sizable gains in employment last month. across the country 33 states posted increase in jobs with maryland leading the country with a gain of 35,000 payroll jobs by contrast, 17 states recorded job losses during the month. michigan continued to have the nation's highest unemployment rate, officially at 14%. if toyota gets credit for being the most fuel efficient car company in america, well, then how do you explain all this? chevy malibu, cobalt, silverado, and the all-new equinox. compare them to anyone. may the best car win. it's really hard to save for the future and they've come to a point where it's o
. and in fulfilling this task, we will not only extend humanity's reach in space, we will strengthen america's leadership here on earth. >> wow. you know what jacqueline kennedy wanted to have besides the eternal flame, i'm telling you as i tell everybody, i just dug this up, she wanted to have jack's sit, she wanted bob mcnamara just to write jack's name on the next rocket that was going to beat the soviets in the next race to space. that's all she wanted for her husband who had been killed. your final thought? we're going to be the leader in space, right? >> it's part of our destiny as an american people. we are by nature explorers and adventurers. we've always had a frontier. that's why the people down here were upset, chris, when they thought the president had canceled the manned program. but i think he showed he has that vision for us to fulfill our destiny of exploring the heavens. >> great to have you on. great to have you on, i mean that really. senator ben nelson of florida, sir. an honor to have you on tonight. >>> coming up, a big tax party tea protest today in d.c. the protesters
for america. eric, good to have you on tonight. >> thanks for having me. >> i guess in all of my years of radio and television i've never seen an anchor of this stature in the industry make up something to cover his backside for a lie. is this an absolute test case plus "a"-positive story? >> look, you know, you might be able to compare his efforts to cover up the lie with, you know, with other folks at fox news, ed. that would be the only possible comparison. bill o'reilly even he kind of stands alone. just to show you how bad it is, you know, we did a little more digging and found out two days before -- two days before the final passage of the final bill, bill hemmer was pushing the same lie on fox news. and just this last saturday almost a month after the health care bill was signed into law we had folks on fox business network pushing the same lie. so it's beyond open and shut case. the takeaway here about bill o'reilly is, you know, he's tried to paint himself this year as kind of the reasonable voice and reasonable man. the truth is he's just the same old bill. >> well, you know,
that is a foot in america today, judges who feel they have that power i believe of use the constitution, disrespect the constitution and if it is too deeply held it can actually disqualified them from sitting on the bench. i would note that prof. goodwin liu understands, i think, the importance of judicial philosophy in the confirmation policy when he opposed justice roberts'confirmation, issuing a statement that it is fair and essential to ask how a nominee, judge roberts, would interpret the constitution and its basic value. americans deserve real answers to this question and it should be a sensible focus of the confirmation process. he concluded that his disagreement was so severe that he advocated him not being confirmed in the senate. he testified in this committee to very aggressively oppose the confirmation of justice of the bill. madam chairman, we have a number of issues we want to talk about. i want to give the nominee a chance to respond fairly to the concerns of his failure to produce certain documents and records and so forth. he is entitled to that. i do believe that he di
bless america >> the tea party expression chose today, tax day, to rally on the national mall. people came from all over the country for the event. most say they're politically conservative and don't like big government, higher taxes or government takeover of the economy. >> i never thought that i would live to see something like this happen to the united states of america. socialism for us as imports, been there, done that, migrated and now it's happening here. >> i would like for g. to go back to what they are supposed to do. protect our country and secure our borders. >> there were similar tea party rallies in several cities. today's protest -- [ inaudible ] >>> president obama is unveiling a brand new plan to overhaul nasa. he's canceling current programs and laying out new goals. today at the kennedy space center he predicted the nation would have new spacecraft designed for long space journeys by 2025. he also believes nasa can send humans to orbit mars by the 2030s but some former astronauts are criticizing the president's move. >> reporter: standing near the launch pads of the
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of credulous media coverage today of the so-called contract from america, which was unveiled by -- who was this thing unveiled by again? oh, the american people. god, i totally don't remember signing that. but look, that's my signature and yours too. see, it's in cursive so it must be official. the contract from america is being seen as a second generation version of newt gingrich's contract with america, which was released amid the 1994 republican takeover of congress. see, only this one, this one, though, is signed by the american people. but if you look above the american people's signature, there are some other names that are not in cursive. looks like the contract from america was brought to you not just by the american people, but by some organizations as well, like, say, freedomworks. so when they say, signed by the american people, they actually mean signed by legendary corporate lobbyist dick armey's group that doesn't disclose its funders. also, for example, the heartland institute. so when they say by the american people, they also mean by a conservative think tank that's re
right? megyn: i'm megyn kelly, this is "america live" with new defenderments on a stunning story. a gop fundraiser, the woman you see on the sidewalk beaten and stomped by attackers. new questions whether politics led thugs to break her leg and her boyfriend's nose. the guy behind the idea to infiltrate tea party rallies is a public school teacher. you know what that is. talk about getting smacked. a debate over in-school punishment that could have the u.s. congress stepping in. this will affect every student. the punishment police on "america live" now. first a fox news alert. in the last hour the fighting got fierce over the *'s controversial pick for the judgeship. the judiciary committee questioning goodwin liu. this is a liberal court, it many right complete u.s. supreme court. republicans hammering liu over what they call an attack on justice sam alito before he got on the supreme court. senators throwing around words like racist and outrageous. this all happening in just the last hour. eyesight as vicious and emotionally and racially charged >> i heard comments made sugges
unveil their contract from america, calling for the tax code to be scrapped. ♪ >>> and the emotional reunion for war heroes who liberated millions from nazi death camps. it's friday, april 16th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> happy friday to you. >> tax day's over, too. >> tax day's over. >> that's the best reason -- >> the weekend is almost here. lots to celebrate. we'll do that this half hour and throughout the morning. hope you stay with us. good morning. i'm jeremy hubbard. >> and i'm vinita nair. well, that plume of volcanic ash that is a virtual wall over the sky in the northern atlantic and northern europe is what we're talking about today. it may even affect president obama's trip to poland this weekend. >> it began spreading right after a remote volcano in iceland erupted two days ago. for the latest now we're joined by john hendren in washington. good morning, john. >> reporter: good morning, jeremy and vinita. this morning thousands of passengers bound for europe are stranded and wondering just when they'll be able to board their planes. some fi
for back issues. coming up on "good morning america", the latest on delays and disruptions caused by the volcano in iceland. if that is your "money scope report.". on jeremy hubbard. >> its 57 degrees. >> still ahead, alex ovechkin on the ice or on the beach. the coach called the superstar out last night after he went missing in action. >> today on "oprah," live in chicago with elton john and actor russell crowe. that's at 4:00 and abc 7. >> if the capitals want to get the stanley cup this year, they will have to perform better than they did in game 1 of the playoffs last night. >> such a disappointment, sloppy effort from the regular-season chance against the montreal canadiens. this is the big leagues. tomas had been taunting the capitals. alex ovechkin was a virtual nashotah. -- no-show. >> when you get 50 shots on goal and ovechkin does not get any, i think hw was not very good tonight. but they will try to even the series tomorrow at the verizon center. he got called out by the coach. >> he did. the coach was highly agitated. 6:25. we have another half hour of good morning wa
to work harder. to be better. to win. but sometimes even rivals realize they share a common goal. america's beverage companies have removed full-calorie soft drinks from schools, reducing beverage calories by 88%. together with schools, we're helping kids make more balanced choices every day. ♪ >>> a huge cloud of volcanic ash turned much of europe in to a no-fly zone. airlines operating out of dulles and other airports cancelled hundreds of flights to europe. worldwide airlines cancelled 17,000 flites in the past couple of days and could be a few more days before the skies are safe for flying again. >> i think everyone is united around the risk and safety being our number one priority we had to take the precautions that we did. >> it is like sand paper without the paper. sucked in to a jet's engine it can melt and fuse causing the engine to stall or flame out. >>> most people think trip insurance helps in a situation like this but when nature is involved there are limitations. travel agents say acts of god, which volcanic situation is, gives the travel carrier an out. so if your flight
the jobs america needs. that's why at&t is investing billions to upgrade and build out our wired and wireless networks. making them faster, smarter, and more secure. connecting small businesses to markets across the country, and around the world. we invest now, because we know it will pay off... with new jobs, new growth, from a new generation, putting their belief in the future on the line. now is the time for investment and innovation. the future is waiting. and the future has always the future is waiting. and the future has always been our business. at&t. >> tonight, georgetown basketball. a new game came to town. the mission empowers the individuals affected by kidney disease and promotes research advocacy and education. tonight, he was in town for an art show featuring two of his friends. he is using all the money he raised to help his foundation and his new project, hospitals in haiti. >> there are some great pieces out there. >> absolutely. great stuff. you had better get over there, after you do this. >>> overtime heartbreak at the verizon center. the canadiens' stars shi
at the conference, america's great outdoors. immediately after that he's heading to a security meeting talking about afghanistan and iraq. >> reporter: very big meeting. afghanistan and pakistan as well. a lot of top players in the administration going to be here either by video conference or here personally. the secretary of state, general petraeus, richard holbrooke, the ambassador who handles issues surrounding afghanistan and pakistan. the president just told an australian interviewer giving an interview to the australian prod casting company, the nato allies blunting taliban building over the haass several years, this after the sending more troops. they are arriving in country. he made that announcement after a long and detailed review of the policy. remember the conversations in the situation room. the president saying we can't be there in perpetuity. although the deadline for the beginning of withdrawal of american forces from afghanistan, a lot believe that will be negligible at the beginning of that withdrawal stage. >> mike, thanks for the update from the white house. >>> want to continue
, citigroup, bank of america, morgan stanley as well as jpmorgan and deutsche bank. interestingly, some banks off of wall street faired much better, raymond james or stifel. check it out, analysts like citigroup saying it's a black eye, but probably not life threatening. oppenheimer downgraded the stock, but they said it would be good for goldman sachs if other firms get charged. ubs said the uninvestable label is back and that further action could happen and seeing business going away while dick bove said someone must fall on their sword although the stock's a buy. in the near term, investors will be waiting to see if more charges will file as well as if goldman can keep the streak alive when it reports earnings tuesday morning. back to you. >> all right. and that was matt nesto with an interesting point we're going to be following up on a couple of moments. someone must fall on their sword. by the way, the one man the s.e.c. is charging today still works today/tonight at goldman sachs. even he has not yet fallen on his sword. here's jim cramer on the fallout. >> you never want to be too san
, america pauses to remember the 168 lives lost in the worst act of domestic terrorism in u.s. history. now 15 years after the oklahoma city bombing, there's growing concern about a new wave of anti-government hatred like the kind that drove timothy mcveigh to mass murder. is it putting the safety of president obama at risk? perhaps the safety of all americans? i talked about the threat then and now with the man who was president at the time of the oklahoma tragedy, bill clinton. >> the other difference that the internet has exploded over these 15 years, there's a democratic president now, you were a democratic president then. but the other big difference is there's an african-american president. >> yes. and an african-american president whose father was from kenya and his mother's second husband was a muslim. and so he's had all these attacks from the birthers and others. i do think -- and he's had a lot of threats and also the members of congress have had a lot of threats against them. we had a lot of threats. i remember when that guy came from colorado and opened fire on the white house.
, d.c. ended. thousands were there to see the unveiling of the contract from america. outlining the movement's principles. there are 10 plank tots platform. including tax reform. fiscal responsibility. and a limited federal government. >> earlier today, tea party protestors gathered in towson for a rally. and they had a similar message for politicians. >> we want the politicians in charge to listen. and we also want to start to get ready for the campaign in november. >> well, many held signs calling for changes. in maryland's congressional delegation. >> and there was a big turnout for a tea party on the eastern shore tonight. keith daniels live in stevensville with highlights from the rally. keith? >>well, jennifer, it was a tax day turnout for the locals fiscal conservatives. and, of course, the health care reform package was a hot topic. >> i know that is going to come as a surprise to obama, pelosi and read. but we have a system that works. and they are about to break it. >> government is taken over control of everything. we have no freedom. socialism right here. >> all of u
look at the american expresss and the bank of americas and there are weak spots in all of the financials. i want to point out deutsche bank which is another big player in the cdo space, and noticeable how much weak than the rest of the market, and goldman and citigroup down as well. and looking at the materials first. >> and some of the issues to stop you there, some of the traders i talked to theday said they question whether or not this is the tip of the iceberg, and that why you are seeing additional sell-off within some of the other big financial names. i mean, who knows at this point. >> we don't. but remember, there were not a lot of enormous players in this cdo space. there were several big names involved and we saw two of them that moved to the downside aggressively. i wanted to note that the materials were weak because the commodities fell apart at the same time and never really recovered here. again, this whole political part of this, and i can't emphasize this enough, it was a major issue on the street. the president came out and said that people who don't su
of the dow so far in 2010. let's get over to mary thompson now for the very latest on bank of america, the other dow reportee today. >> like jpmorgan, bank of america handling and beating street estimates. a record economy and strong sales behind the trade numbers as the much aligned merrill lynch acquisition continues to pay dividends for the bank. ceo brian moynihan had this to say about the quarter earlier today on "squawk box." >> well, i think our global banking and markets business, our investment banking business had a great quarter, and i think the other area i'd say is the credit sim proving. it's still way too high from our standards, but it is improving and both those are good news for our company. >> earnings of 28 cents a share were 17 cents ahead of estimates. five of the bank's six units, including the troubled credit card business, posted profits. still, net income declined to $3.2 billion from $4.2 billion last year as charge-offs for non-performing loans increased. on the plus side, the $9.8 billion set aside for future loan losses with $3.6 billion less than was set
. they are not bad. t(we definitely have to build me nuclear power plants if we want to keep america energized. host: you have one in knoxville, don't you? caller: there are several around. i'm not an educated nuclear person but i studied it and we hire given all of our technologies away to the chinese, the french, and all of the world is using the technologies that we americans developed. i'm 72 years old. i watched the nuclear age coming in, and america needs nuclear energy now. host: isaac, boulder, colorado. a democrat. caller: i opposed -- to me, it seems like if we continue to -- you know, the waste is my concern with building new plants. as the caller prior from hanford, washington, suggests, that there is an ongoing issue with justification -- it is really a process that is already under way and we really have not resolved much because we are just pouring it up. host: here is a tweet -- hastings, michigan. gordy, a republican. caller: i am opposed to it definitely for two reasons. here in michigan we have some power plants and they are storing the waste in cement containers right along lake
for acquisitions. bank of america was the other big earnings report out today. it easily beat expectations. similar to j.p. morgan earlier in the week, b. of a.'s profit strength came from its investment banking business. shares of b.a.c. got swept up in the goldman story, and it did huge volume: more than 500 million shares, dropping more than 5%. the bank set aside less money for bad loans compared to last quarter. coming into today, the market focus was on google after last night's earnings, which failed to impress. the stock felt that, dropping to a three-week low on three times volume. all three of these stocks-- google, bank of america, and g.e.-- are popular u.s. stock mutual fund holdings. google is the eighth most widely held in funds. bank of america, number nine, and g.e. the 26th, according to morningstar. a couple of ports of shelter in today's storm: consumer stocks and health care. coca-cola stock headed higher. it has earnings tuesday. kellogg's results aren't due until the week after next. it saw buying on heavier than usual volume. in health care, boston scientific rallied after t
was involved in cdo's, or merrill lynch before it became bank of america. all of those companies involved in the creation of these cdo's play all sides. as former governor spitzer mentioned in the comment that you ran. and because they play both sides, there is ample room for deception. there's ample incentive for deception. there's been a huge transfer of wealth in this deception. everything that paulson made out of this particular charged abacus deal was lost by the pension funds and the municipalities and whoever else invested in it. it was a zero-sum gain. it was a direct transfer, cluesively and hiddenly, of wealth. >> at what point, richard blumenthal, do we see criminal charges? >> i think that the claims of fraud here and those are the civil charges in this s.e.c. lawsuit, would entail probably at some point, consideration of criminal charges. but they will also lead, dylan, i think, to the united states congress adopting the kinds of reforms that are absolutely necessary, again long overdue, to make sure that these derivatives are sold in a way that the public knows about them. i
, president obama stressed that america will still have adventures in space even though he is retiring the current fleet and canceling the program to send astronauts to the moon. >> i am 100% committed to the future of nasa. >> reporter: the president wants to refocus its mission on research and development. he plans to extend the life of the space station for five years but rely on russia and private companies to get there. >> he will reach space faster and more often under this new plan. >> reporter: former astronaut buzz aldrin flew to florida with the president. >> it is one small step for man. >> reporter: other astronauts including neil armstrong say the president will drain nasa's talent an end america's supremacy in space. >> without a challenging goal, all of the young people that would ordinarily go into science and engineering to get involved with this personally will go elsewhere. >> you won't build a manned or aircraft, you have all the simulators, the training, it doesn't make sense to me. >> jennifer davis, fox news. >>> good morning to you. it is april 16th. there is a
it quick, you know, r&d effort, is that all this is now? not america sending the people to the moon or mars. what can we get out of this? >> that's neil armstrong's point. let's talk about all the tea parties that took place yesterday on tax day. >> there were so many of them and they were well attended but at the same time, the president also seemed to acknowledge that these tea parties were going on but he had a different take than what they were actually saying at the tea parties. listen to what the president said. >> so i've been a little amused over the last couple of days where people have been having these rallies. about taxes. you would think they would be saying thank you. that's what you'd think. >> there's no smiles, you notice after that statement. he does not handle his critics well. >> he's amused. that is just unbelievable. you know, at first tea partiers they were angry. they were, you know, kind of fringe. they've become mainstream. mainstream and main street. they're for smaller taxes many he better take them a little bit more seriously than being mildly amused by the p
in focus. bank of america reporting earnings before the opening bell. we're also going to checking in on the trading floor, angie, to talk about this never ending rally in stocks. it's unbelievable. and wake-up and smell the coffee, because mcdonald's is going to be changing over some of its stores into a more coffeehouse feel. it will cost about a million dollars to do those stores and revamp them. and the franchise owners are going to have to pay half of that. they're not too happy. i can imagine that, angie. and airline stocks are also in focus. now lots of merger speculation among the major airlines. the president is calling for an investigation into the west virginia mine explosion earlier this month. 29 men were killed in the blast - federal inspectors are figuring out what caused the explosion at massey energy's mine. inspectors will also be sent to mines across the country with troubling safety records. the president says companies should be forced to make safety changes... and not just pay fees for violations. "we do know that this tragedy was triggered by a failure at the
in the united states. bank of america and general electric. but unlike you guys, our financials were lower yesterday, down 0.4%, consumer discretionary was stronger, though, and dow futures are down 24 below fair value at this hour. nasdaq down about 8 and s&p 500 down about 4. the dow ended at 11,144 yesterday. steve, over to you. >> greece has taken one step closer to an eu and imf bailout as it seeks talks on the bailout emergency package. the greece prime minister, george papandreou, sent letters to the imf looking to discuss a multi year program of economic policies. it confirms that the imf will be involved. a delegation will head to greece on monday. we're joining more for on this story in brussels is silvia wadhwa. sylvia, i think you're in madrid, aren't you? how difficult is it for you to work out what is going on in the court of powell? when will this money be activated? because the way the bond markets are going, it appears it has to be sooner rather than later. >> well, the funny thing is, we just spoke with the head of the euro group and luxembourg finance minute as sister as
the former president had to say today. >> before the bombing occurred, there was a sort of fever in america. the fabric of american life had been unraveling. there was a lot of violence in our cities. there was a rise of gang violence in particular. what we learned from oklahoma city is not that we should gag each other or that we should reduce our passion for the positions we hold, but that the words we use really do matter because there are, there's this vast echo chamber and they go across space and they fall on the serious and the delirious alike. >> in a reference in a "new york times" article yesterday proceeding this event today, he talked about some of the rhetoric frankly, from the protests, the tea party protests, and michele bachmann. her particular use of the word, gangster, to reflect our government. this was michele bachmann yesterday. >> i think they don't realize that your iq scores are way above average. we're on to them. we're on to this gangster government. hey, you look happy to me. you don't look angry. that's because you get it and you are smart enough to get off your
, that is just the kind of information that has many tax protesters livid on this, tax day. in america's election headquarters tonight, chief political correspondent carl cameron on the huge tea party rally here in washington. >> reporter: today's income tax deadline brought several thousands tea partiers to the street of the nation's capit capitol. >> as we all want one simple thing from our government. we would like to be left alone. >> reporter: now a year old, the tea party movement receives advice from two principle political action committees. freedom works run by former house republican leader dick army and the free market operated group known as americans for prosperity. the single biggest faction is the tea party patriots who specialize in new group development and have more than 1,500 groups nationwide. the tea party express bus tour holds demonstrations nationwide and was created by a conservative pack in california. the tea party nation holds grassroots conventions with workshops on political activism. and for online social networking, many tea parties adopt, get out of our
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